- IMD predicted rainfall in a number of locations across the Mumbai Metropolitan area
- The island metropolis acquired 119.09 mm of rain, adopted by western suburbs with 78.69 mm
- Folks have been suggested to steer clear of the ocean shores
The Indian Meteorological Division (IMD) on Friday predicted reasonable to intense rainfall in a number of locations across the Mumbai Metropolitan area on Friday night. The Weatherman has forecast a spell of rain in neighbouring Thane, Raigarh and Palghar districts throughout the subsequent few hours.
As per official information, the island metropolis acquired 119.09 mm of rain, adopted by western suburbs with 78.69 mm and jap suburbs with 58.40 mm of rainfall over a 12-hour interval from eight am until eight pm on Thursday. Prior to eight am, the island metropolis, western suburbs and jap components had acquired 36.72 mm, 45.75 mm and 41.47 mm rainfall respectively in 24 hours.
IMD points a yellow alert
The climate division had issued an orange alert warning of heavy to very heavy showers at remoted locations within the metropolis and neighbouring districts for the following 24 hours on Thursday. A excessive tide warning has additionally been issued. Folks have been suggested to steer clear of the ocean shores. Waves of 4.5 meters excessive can rise within the Arabian Sea.
Incidents of waterlogging
Water logging was witnessed in a number of low-lying areas. Highway visitors both slowed down or stopped as a number of roads have been waterlogged. The motion of native trains, Mumbai’s lifeline, was additionally affected because of waterlogging on tracks.